Tidewater Striders Summer Series and Mel Williams Memorial Scholarship 5K

Tue July 7 - Tue July 28, 2020 Norfolk, VA US 23518 Directions
Events

Summer Series I Predict your time 2 miler

$15 07/07 6:45PM EDT - 8:30PM EDT Registration ends July 6, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

Summer Series II 1 mile Random Relay

$15 07/14 6:45PM EDT - 8:30PM EDT Registration ends July 13, 2020 at 6:00pm EDT

Summer Series III Poker Run

$15 07/21 6:45PM EDT - 8:30PM EDT Registration ends July 20, 2020 at 6:00pm EDT

Mel Williams Memorial Scholarship 5K Walk/ Run

$25 07/28 6:05PM EDT - 8:30PM EDT Registration ends July 26, 2020 at 6:01pm EDT

Mel Williams Memorial Scholarship VIRTUAL 5K Walk/ Run

$25 Registration ends July 28, 2020 at 5:59pm EDT
Description

WE INTEND TO HOLD THESE EVENTS ONSITE AND WILL UPDATE EVERYONE AS CONDITIONS EVOLVE. 


DO EXPECT VENUE MODIFICATIONS SUCH AS CHANGES TO SAME DAY REGISTRATION, PACKET PICKUP, START LINE/CORRALS, HYDRATION STOPS, FINISH LINE AND AFTER PARTY ACTIVITIES INCLUDING FOOD/REFRESHMENTS. 


YOU WILL RECEIVE COMPLETE DETAILS WITH YOUR FINAL INSTRUCTIONS (VIA EMAIL) SHORTLY BEFORE EACH EVENT.


WE INTEND TO COMPLY WITH ALL GOVERNMENTAL RECOMMENDATIONS AND RRCA BEST PRACTICES. 


WE ALSO HAVE VIRTUAL OPTIONS AND YOU MAY CHANGE FROM THE ONSITE RACE TO A VIRTUAL OPTION.

 

 

 

YOU CAN SWITCH YOUR MWM 5K ENTRY FROM ONSITE TO A VIRTUAL RACE ON YOUR OWN.

HERE ARE THE INSTRUCTIONS TO DO SO:

 

https://help.runsignup.com/support/solutions/articles/17000062922-transfer-to-another-event

                                                                      If you need assistance, please contact Angelo Celesia at coach@tidewaterstriders.com

 

Race course varies each week. Bib assignments are on site day of event.

Summer Series I II and III

On line registration closes at midnight the Monday before each event.  Race day registration opens at 5:30 pm  at the Gardens. Summer Series I, II and III are Free to all Tidewater Striders members, $15.00 for non-members.  Club discount applies to current members and will be applied at checkout.  Director reserves the right to shorten, postpone, or cancel the event due to lighting, storms, Garden conditions, or extreme heat. 

Mel Williams Memorial Scholarship 5K.

On line registration closes at 6 PM the Sunday prior to the event. Race day registration starts at 5PM.

THIS IS A STRIDER GRAND PRIX EVENT

IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU PRE-REGISTER!

Basic registration is a $25 contribution to the Mel Williams Scholarship Fund and provides an accurate timed 5K race with refreshments, music, and one raffle ticket for great raffle prizes. You must be present to win any raffle prizes.  Additional contributions to the scholarship fund gets you additional raffle tickets.

***Tidewater Strider members receive a $5.00 discount through 11:59 pm on July 14th 2020***

We now have more than $5,000 in raffle prizes to give away on race day:  Entries to marathons, 1/2 marathons, 10 Milers and other races. Memberships to the YMCA, fitness consultations, and personal training sessions. Numerous gift certificates for restaurants, retail establishments and other services!

THERE IS A $3.00 PER PERSON FEE TO ENTER THE BOTANICAL GARDENS for each of the four events.

 

IF ARE YOU RUNNING THE MWM VIRTUAL 5K

Instructions are here on how to PRINT or Share your Virtual Bib. Your Name and Bib Number will automatically populate:

https://help.runsignup.com/support/solutions/articles/17000102847-view-pre-race-bib

Instructions are here on how to post your results:

https://help.runsignup.com/support/solutions/articles/17000087349-submit-and-manage-virtual-results

 If you need assistance, please contact Angelo Celesia at coach@tidewaterstriders.com

 

Volunteers needed - Not running but attending. Use this Volunteer link to help out at each or any of these events: Striders Summer Series Volunteer Signup

ANOTHER GREAT SERIES AWAITS YOU AT "THE GARDEN" AGAIN THIS YEAR.

Please join us for family fun during July with our Summer Series at the Norfolk Botanical Garden.

Have a great run with old friends and meet new ones....then enjoy food and beverage on us at this extremely popular annual event.

Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at
Place
Botanical Garden
6700 Azalea Garden Rd
Norfolk, VA US 23518

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